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New tech out of Northwestern bypasses the spinal cord to deliver messages directly from the brain to muscles.
An implantable brain chip currently in development could help wounded veterans recover memory function after traumatic brain injuries.
A quadriplegic man has become the first to move his own hand just by using his thoughts, using a new device that bypasses the injured site.
Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have enabled rhesus monkeys to move a pair of arms in a virtual environment using just their brain activity.
California researchers theorize that tiny electronic sensors the size of dust particles could be used in future brain studies.
University of Washington researchers discover that, when learning to control a cursor with thoughts alone, the brain behaves within mere minutes as if it is performing basic motor skills.
Tony Nicklinson, a paralyzed man with locked-in syndrome, speaks to the world through Twitter with tweets written through eye movements.
Using the BrainGate neural interface system, a woman paralyzed by a brainstem stroke serves herself coffee for the first time in 15 years.
A ReWalk robotic exoskeleton allows a paraplegic woman to start and finish the London Marathon, covering the 26.2-mile course over 17 days.
A robotic arm guided by a cell-detecting algorithm could enable scientists to classify thousands of cell types in the brain and learn how diseased ones differ from normal ones.